Family Day

Night & Day

Last occurred: Sunday, September 14
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Art-Making Lunar Landscapes
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Make a work of art that’s out of this world!

Art-making Sunbursts
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Create a work of art inspired by the sun.

Gallery Hunt A Day at the MIA
11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Find works of art from dawn till dusk.

Preschool Tour Hide & Seek
11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Take a tour designed especially for young visitors. Listen to “Moongame” by Frank Asch and play a special version of hide-and-seek in the galleries.

Demonstration Night-time & Day-time Animals
1 – 2 p.m.
Meet nocturnal and diurnal creatures and chat with educators from the Raptor Center and the Como Park Zoo.

Workshop Children’s Theatre Company
11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Move, shake and activate your imagination with teaching artists from Children’s Theatre Company. Take part in a creative drama adventure inspired by a day in the life of characters from the bustling world of Busytown, from Richard Scarry’s beloved book series.

Exhibition The Hours of Night and Day: A Newly Discovered Cycle of Bronze Reliefs by Giovanni Casini and Pietro Cipriani
Check out six bronze reliefs representing the Times of Night and Day by Giovanni Casini and Pietro Cipriani, which make up the largest and most important ensemble of Florentine bronze sculpture to come to light in a century.

Exhibition Marks of Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Tour at 2 p.m.
Explore six centuries of masterful drawings. Note: a ticket is required for entrance into this exhibition.